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  • ADAM & EVE

    Genesis 2 describes the creation of Adam and then indicates that Eve was created sometime later. Surely, God had a reason for not creating them at the same time. Some have suggested that there is no clear rationale for God’s delay in creating Eve, but the text does imply a reason. Genesis 2:20 states, “The man gave names to all livestock and to the birds of the heavens and to every beast of the field. But for Adam there was not found a helper fit for him.” Each animal lived in community with other animals. In contrast, Adam was alone. It seems that God wanted Adam to recognize that aloneness before God created a wife for him. It was necessary for Adam to feel his need in order for the fulfillment to be truly satisfying. The answer to Adam’s aloneness was Eve. She was called a “helper,” one who both supported and complemented Adam and a person he could support as well. God’s use of Adam’s rib to form Eve provided a unique connection point to highlight their dependence upon one another and the fact that they were “one flesh” (Genesis 2:24). If Adam and Eve had been created at the same time, this aspect of human community or companionship would not have been as conspicuous. The fact that God separated the times of Adam’s and Eve’s creation draws attention to their need for companionship. The man’s solitary existence was the only thing called “not good” in all of creation—a telling description by God Himself to accentuate our need for community (Genesis 2:18). Interestingly, the Genesis account of the creation of Adam and Eve does not show Adam as better than Eve or Eve as better than Adam. Instead, they are shown as interdependent, one with the other, as part of God’s “good” creation. Genesis 2 concludes with God’s plan for marriage: (Genesis 2:24). Marriage between a man and a woman is a unity that reflects God’s original pattern in creation.

    RADHA & KRISHNA

    Radha’s love towards Krishna in the terrestrial or customary meaning is not just the relation between a man and woman. The feeling of this love is divine and phenomenal which gives this love a pious form. The philosophical side of this reduces the distance of the support and supportive, also the difference between the worshipper and worshipful is not there. Krishna is the life of Vraj; Radha is the soul of Krishna. That is why, it is said, “Atma Tu Radhika Tasya” (Radha, you are His soul). One form of Radha is, she is a devotee, worshipper of Krishna and in the second form she is the worshipful, devoted by Krishna. ‘Aradhyate Asau itii Radha.’ Radha – Krishna’s love is the symbol of the feeling of being united. When two souls are united, the difference of the other or the second vanishes.Her father Vrsabhanu was the king of cowherds Gop. Vrsabhanu was a partial incarnation of Lord Narayana while her mother Kalavati was a partial incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi.Her worship is especially prominent in Vrindavan, the place where Krishna is said to have lived. Wherein Her importance surpasses even the importance of Krishna. Radha's love for Krishna is held within Gaudiya Vaishnavism as the most perfect primarily because of its endless and unconditional nature. Thus she is the most important friend of Krishna, 'His heart and soul', and His 'hladini-shakti' (mental companion potency). Her Existence Was Divine.

    SHIV & PARVATI

    Parvati was the wife of Lord Shiva. She was Sati in her previous birth. As Sati she did get married to Shiva but as her father was against this marriage she was finally forced to set herself on fire and die. Lord Shiva could not bear the loss of Sati and was in a furious mood for a long time. He finally calmed down after a lot of efforts by all the other gods.Goddess-Parvati. Parvati was the rebirth of Sati and she always wanted to marry Lord Shiva. Her parents prepared her for the fact that getting Lord Shiva as husband is not easy and she would have to do a lot of tapasya. Parvati did a deep meditation for years and finally managed to get Lord Shiva as her husband. Everyone was for this union and specially the devtas. The asuras had become very powerful and they drove away the devtas from heaven. Only the son of Lord Shiva and goddess Parvati could kill the asuras and get heaven back to the devtas. They all waited for the marriage to happen so that the child could be born at the earliest. Lord Shiva and Parvati are enjoying a happy married life and there is no news about a son for a long time. This makes the devtas scared and they go to Vishnu. They request Vishnu to go to Lord Shiva and tell him about the need for a son to save the world from the asuras. Lord Vishnu meets up Lord Shiva and tells him that the devtas are desperate to hear about the birth of his son.

    RAM & SITA

    Rama comes to the city where Sita lives and, wandering in a garden, sees Sita and falls in love with her. This is inconceivable to us, this is the kind of thing that any vagrant boy might do -- to set eyes on a girl and immediately fall in love with her. Is this any way for a Rama to behave? But so it was! Love happened to Rama before marriage. Marriage came afterwards just as a supplement to love. To Sita too, love happened the moment she saw this young man. Their two hearts met -- the essential meeting had already happened -- before they married, before society played the part of the formal witness. My understanding is that after what had happened between the two, if Sita had to marry someone else that would have been merely a superficial marriage. The freshness, the virginity of the meeting of these two hearts would not have been there in any other marriage. It would have been only a business transaction, something just on the body level. This is why, even if Ravana would have been able to marry Sita, he could not have her; that event had already happened, her giving of herself had already happened. And likewise, had Rama married another woman, he would have missed the music of the meeting of two hearts; what was spontaneous and unplanned would not have been possible in any other marriage. 

    MOHAMMAD & AISHA

    “Marry her, since she is your wife,” Angel Gabriel revealed during the time the Prophet’s mosque was established in Medina and civilization was thriving. The marriage of Aisha to the Prophet was divinely decreed. It was quite literally “a match made in heaven.” Muhammad saw Aisha in a dream. Her father, companion to the Prophet, Abu Bakr, was delighted about the marriage. As an esteemed “Mother of the Believers,” he treated her with great honor. Muhammad had other wives (previously divorced or widowed) which was customary since women did not hold rights in pre-Islamic times. Women were treated like property; marriage was about survival. Aisha was his only pure wife who never married before or after him. She Braved the Front Line in Battles Befitting the title of the Mother of the Believers, Aisha was courageous, braving the front line of the battlefield alongside her husband without a second thought. She famously took part in the Battles of Uhud, al-Khandaq, Banu Qurayza, Banu Mustaliq, Hudaybiya and the Meccan conquest. She cared for the wounded and brought water to the armies. Aisha is attributed to the Qur’anic revelations of surah an-Nisa involving tayammum or the use of sand or dirt in the absence of water to perform wudu (ritual ablution before prayer.) She Ran Circles Around Scholars of Her Time Aisha was the anti-sheep! She was feisty, questioning everything- believing nothing- unless it was proven to her beyond a shadow of a doubt. Her keen intuition allowed her to astutely understand the motivation that lie behind what people said and did. Aisha prayed with the Messenger himself, learning Islam from his most intimate and personal moments. She was in attendance at his famous last sermon. Graced with eidetic memory, she was a wealth of knowledge issuing justice so squarely- it didn’t matter who it was for or against. She even issued fatwas (rulings on dubious matters) Poetic and superbly eloquent, scholars clamored to attend Aisha’s lectures. She was a teacher like no other teacher - with a God given gift for speaking. There was never hesitation from Aisha to become the wife of the Prophet of Islam. She loved him so much; she wanted him all to herself. It was a personal struggle for her to relinquish him to his other wives (who he was fair in dividing his time for) and to the people. Aisha shared tender moments with her husband and they lovingly teased each other. She even harbored some jealousy of her husband’s love for his first wife, Khadija, with good reason. Khadija was his ultimate love because of how she was the only person he could rely on during his darkest days. His love for Aisha, however, was so deep- it made him truly happy. The Prophet died on Aisha’s bosom. Upon his death, Aisha mourned intensely for her loss- never marrying again. Beyond love nothing stands to understand the beauty of God love has to stay and the two can then witness the true amazing bliss of faith and divine love.Hate and jealosy will fail to conquer your success.

    All the five leading personalities who came to earth and guided humanity were male from Adam to Shiv,to Ram to Krishna and Mohammad.But why did they need a lady partner.In all the cases it was the woman who revealed their true potential to create magic on earth.This is the way how God does it.God is all powerful and thats why Jesus was born from mother Mary who never went for marriage.God could have done this time and again but he always felt that a couple would always complete the unsaid story.The complete potential was never given to one individual there by creating a sense of all powerful.The need to have and the feeling of emptyness without the spiritual partner is nothing but Gods desire to create something unique for the sake of humanity.Mortals just see the union of a man and a woman only as the mingling of the flesh but it is much beyond its the union of the soul.

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  • Aries

    कारोबारी साथी सहयोग प्रदान करेंगे। समय बहुत उत्तम है, सफलता मिलेगी कामकाज में आप उत्साहित रहेंगे। संतान की ओर से शुभ समाचार।

    Gemini

    कारोबार में लाभ के साथ उन्नाति के अवसर हैं। वैवाहिक जीवन सुखी रहेगा। घर का माहौल बढ़िया रहेगा। इच्छित यात्रा हो सकती है।

    Cancer

    झूठी उम्मीदों के सहारे ना रहें। दोस्त व सहयोगी धोखा दे सकता है। आर्थिक रुकावट आपको बुरी तरह उलझा सकती है। माता-पिता का सम्मान करें। सेहत का ख्याल रखें।

    Leo

    दोस्त व सहयोगी आगे बढ़ कर साथ देंेगे। लंबी यात्राओं की संभावना है। जो लाभकारी रहेगी। आपकी योजनाएं एवं कामनाएं पूरी होने का समय है। मन प्रसन्ना रहेगा।

    Virgo

    समय उत्तम है, सब तरफ से अच्छी खबरें मिलेगी। प्रेम प्रसंग के मामले में सफलता मिल सकती है। व्यापार को बढ़ाने के नए प्रस्ताव मिल सकते है।

    Libra

    तनाव की आशंका है। छोटा किन्तु घातक समय है। स्वास्थ्य गड़बड़ा सकता है। वाहन चलाने में सावधानी बरतें आर्थिक संकट बढ़ने के संकेत।

    Scorpio

    आय बढ़ेगी। मनमाफिक कार्य होने से प्रसन्नाता। सामाजिक कार्यों में मान-सम्मान मिलेगा। पुराने मित्रों से मुलाकात होगी। जमीन जायदाद के सौदे हो सकते हैं।

    Sagittarius

    गुस्से व तनाव सेे बचें । आपकी आमदनी में बढ़ोतरी होगी। बचत करने की प्रवृत्ति बढ़ेगी। घर-परिवार में आपका विश्वास बढ़ेगा। धार्मिक प्रसंग हो सकता है।

    Capricorn

    व्यवसायिक सम्पत्ति में बढ़ोत्तरी होगी। आज आप काफी व्यस्त रहेंगे। स्वभाव में ताजगी बनी रहेगी। स्वास्थ्य के प्रति थोड़ा सजग रहें।

    Aquarius

    मन में उल्लास रहेगा। मित्रों व परिजनों के साधनों का लाभ मिलेगा। साझेदार अच्छे से साथ निभाएंगे। परिवार के लोग आपके तरफ आकर्षित रहेंगे।

    Pisces

    आपके निर्णय लेने की क्षमता बढ़ेगी। आपका अवचेतन मन जाग्रत होकर स्थितियों को अनुकूल कर देंगे। इस समय आप सही फैसले ले पाएंगे। मन शांत रहेगा।